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Korea (the Republic of): Storm Surge: 2008/05/04 Country Information on DRR

Period 2008/05/04
Country or District Korea (the Republic of)
Event Type Storm Surge
Outline At least seven people were killed and 14 others injured Sunday after being swept away by a sudden large wave that crashed onto a bulwark, South Koreas Coast Guard said.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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